STL Volume 7 Number 10

STL Volume 7 Number 10
Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: December 2002

Updates on: Prasterone Prestara™ Valacyclovir HCl Valtrex® Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System EVRA®
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Limited Breast Reduction by Liposuction

We describe a method for liposuction reduction of female breasts that is safe, efficacious, and associated with high levels of patient satisfaction. Liposuction for breast reduction in women is an appropriate addition to the array of liposuction procedures available to the dermatologic surgeon.
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The Use Of Low Dose Oral Contraceptives for the Management of Acne

There is compelling evidence that oral contraceptives (OCs) are effective in the management of mild-moderate acne vulgaris, as well as cumulative evidence that elevated levels of androgens in acne patients, relative to appropriate controls, are an underlying pathophysiological factor in acne.